Rishabh Pant hospitalised after car crash near Uttarakhand’s Roorkee

Rishabh Pant hospitalised after car crash near Uttarakhand’s Roorkee

India goalkeeper Rishabh Pant was injured in a serious car accident near Roorkee, Uttarakhand on Friday morning and is currently undergoing further treatment and examination at a hospital in Dehradun.

“Rishabh has two cuts on his forehead, a torn ligament in his right knee and has also injured his right wrist, ankle, toe and suffered a scratch on his back,” the BCCI said in a statement. . “Rishabh’s condition remains stable and he has now been shifted to Max Hospital, Dehradun, where he will undergo MRI scans to determine the extent of his injuries and formulate his further course of treatment.”

The accident took place in the early hours of Friday when Pant was driving to Roorkee. His car, which was severely damaged in the accident, reportedly hit the divider on the road and then caught fire. Pant was initially taken to a local hospital – Saksham Hospital Multispecialty and Trauma Center – where he was treated for injuries from the crash before being shifted to Dehradun*.

“Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant’s car met with an accident around 5:30 am,” Uttarakhand Director General of Police Ashok Kumar was quoted as saying by NDTV. “The incident took place at Mohammedpur Jat near Roorkee … the car hit the divider and caught fire. He was shifted to Roorkee hospital from where he has now shifted to Dehradun.”

According to Dr Sushil Nagar who directed the emergency treatment, Pant had lacerations on his forehead, one above his left eye; he has a torn ligament in his knee; and back scratches. He also injured his right ankle. However, the first X-rays suggested that there was no fracture and no burns on Pant’s body.

He has been taken to Max Hospital in Dehradun, where further scans, including an MRI, will determine the extent of his injuries and further course of treatment. Pant reached the hospital at 6 am.

“We are still examining it [Pant]. He is stable at the moment, there doesn’t seem to be any cause for major concern. Once the evaluation is complete, we will issue a detailed bulletin,” said Dr Dishant Yagnik, medical superintendent at Max Hospital, Dehradun. “He is conscious and talking and doctors are examining wherever he says there are concerns. . Orthopedists and plastic surgeons are looking at it now. And we are examining for any internal injuries.”

*0400 GMT, Dec 30 – The story was changed to reflect the change in the location of the hospital and the fact that Pant was traveling to Roorkee.

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